Vernier Offers Its First Digital Microscope for Use with Mobile Devices in Science Education

ProScope Micro Mobile compatible with iPhone®, iPod Touch®, iPad®, iPad mini®, and Galaxy S4

BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 30, 2014 – Vernier Software & Technology is now offering its first microscope for use with mobile devices in science education with the ProScope Micro Mobile Microscope. Appropriate for use across various science disciplines and designed for all grade levels, the ProScope Micro Mobile is compatible with iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, iPad mini, and Galaxy S4 devices.

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Vernier Launches Curricular Materials and Technology to Help Educators Meet Next Generation Science Standards

Renewable Energy with Vernier lab book offers 26 experiments to help students collect and analyze energy data

BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 30, 2014 – Vernier Software & Technology has launched the Renewable Energy with Vernier lab book and the Vernier Energy Sensor to help students explore renewable energy concepts through engaging, hands-on investigations. The lab book, which was written and aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), contains 26 experiments that use the Vernier Energy Sensor, as well as KidWind Experiment Kits, which are exclusively manufactured and distributed by Vernier. 

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BIC Becomes Supporting Sponsor of the National School Supply List Directory for the 2014 Back-to-School Season

Leading manufacturer and distributor of stationery products supports national digitalization of school supply lists to better serve teachers and parents 

Wrentham, MA (June 25, 2014) –The National School Supply Lists Directory at TeacherLists.com welcomes BIC to its growing list of proud supporting sponsors. BIC’s generous support allows TeacherLists.com to remain a free tool for making the distribution of back-to-school supply lists easier for teachers and parents.

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Curriculum Associates’ BRIGANCE® Screens III Approved by Nevada Department of Health and Human Services

Educators can use screens to evaluate children ages 0–35 months to meet Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C early intervention requirements 

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., June 25, 2014—Curriculum Associates’ BRIGANCE® Screens III has been approved by the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) as part of its early intervention services to meet Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). To help meet Part C requirements, which focus on children ages 0–35 months, educators in the state can use the BRIGANCE Screens III to receive an accurate assessment of skills that are critical predictors of a child’s future school success.

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PresenceLearning Bridges Counseling Gap for School Districts with New Online Service

Live online counseling provides flexible access to counselors for students with mental health needs

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2014 – Eighty percent of students in need of mental health services do not receive them due to a lack of resources1. The cost of this status quo is high: without counseling, these students suffer academically, socially and emotionally. To expand school districts’ access to licensed mental health professionals, including counselors and social workers, and to overcome the high caseloads that limit individual attention to children in need, PresenceLearning is now providing live, online counseling services.

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New Epson PowerLite 1900-Series Projectors Deliver WUXGA Resolution and Full HD Wireless Projection via Intel WiDi and Android Miracast

Three New Models Offer Advanced Features and Connectivity for Corporate, Higher Education and House of Worship Environments

LAS VEGAS (InfoComm, Booth #C7430) – June 18, 2014 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today expanded its PowerLite® 1900-series projector line with three new models. Designed for boardrooms, lecture halls and houses of worship, the new PowerLite 1975W, 1980WU and 1985WU provide outstanding image quality, a wide range of connectivity options and up to WUXGA resolution with native full HD 1080p support. In addition, two of the new models feature wireless full HD video transfer via Intel® WiDi and Android™ Miracast, as well as two HDMI ports, one with MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) for connecting multiple digital devices.

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Epson Announces New Pro Z-Series Large Venue Projectors Including

Nine New Projectors Deliver Higher Brightness, Higher Resolution and Cutting Edge Features for Virtually Any Large Venue Installations

LAS VEGAS (InfoComm, Booth #C7430) – June 18, 2014 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, refreshed its large venue PowerLite® Pro Z line, offering high resolution, more powerful performance features and advanced display capabilities for virtually any venue including corporate, house of worship, rental and staging, galleries, auditoriums, and digital signage. These nine new installation projectors deliver up to 11,000 lumens of color brightness and 11,000 lumens white brightness2, up to WUXGA resolution with native full HD 1080p support, HDBaseT connectivity, and portrait mode projection.

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Epson Introduces New BrightLink Pro-Series with Whiteboard Sharing Tool and Finger Touch Capability

Two Unique BrightLink Pro Collaborative Whiteboarding Solutions Deliver Increased Meeting Productivity and Improved Functions

LAS VEGAS (InfoComm, Booth #C7430) – June 18, 2014 – Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1, today announced its new BrightLink® Pro-Series designed to revolutionize meeting and classrooms. The BrightLink Pro 1430Wi and 1420Wi transform any flat surface, such as existing whiteboards and tables, into digital whiteboards and interactive spaces by using built-in tools that don’t require a computer or software. The new series feature a new Whiteboard Sharing Tool that allows up to 15 participants to join a whiteboarding session directly from any mobile device with a web browser or from another BrightLink Pro – without using a software or app.

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Hefty® Slider Bags Join TeacherLists.Com for 2014 Back-to-School Season

Supporting America’s Teachers and Families!

LAKE FOREST, IL (June 17, 2014) --Reynolds Consumer Products is pleased to announce that Hefty® Slider Bags is now a sponsor of TeacherLists.com, home of the National School Supply Lists Directory, the largest and fastest-growing web service for school supply lists that makes back-to-school planning easier for parents and families. Hefty® Slider Bags are the exclusive food and storage bag sponsor of TeacherLists.com and the Hefty® brand will work to make this exciting service accessible to even more teachers and families in 2014 and beyond.

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Vernier Software & Technology Wins Two Worlddidac Awards

Motion Encoder System and Video Physics for iOS win leading international award recognizing high quality and innovative educational products 

BEAVERTON, Oregon, June 13, 2014 – Vernier Software & Technology was named a winner of the 2014 Worlddidac Awards for its Motion Encoder System and for Video Physics app for iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch®. For more than 30 years, the Worlddidac Foundation’s Worlddidac Awards have honored high quality and innovative educational products through its internationally recognized program.

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